Second Generation

9. Lewis2 Bales (Jacob1)(149) was born in Wayne Co, Indiana August 27, 1816. Lewis died December 15, 1892 in Linn Twp, Dallas Co Iowa, at 76 years of age.

He married twice. He married Lona Howell in Wayne Co, Indiana, April 27, 1837. Lany was born in Indiana 1819. Lany died about 1865. He married Rachel Demaris Reynolds in Dallas Co, Iowa, April 13, 1867. Rachel was born in Wayne Co, Indiana October 31, 1833. Rachel died February 22, 1916 in Linn Twp, Dallas Co Iowa, at 82 years of age. In the 1840 census Perry Twp, Wayne Co Indiana page 279, Lewis is recorded with 1 male under 5, 1 female under 5, 1 female 20-30 and 1 male 20-30. He is recorded right next to a Jacob Bales (age 50-60), so this could be his father.

In the 1850 census Dalton, Wayne Co Indiana page 93, Lewis (age 32) is recorded with Sany? (age 31), Hiner (age 12), Sarah (age 10), Martha (age 7) and Mariah (age 2), Lewis is a farmer and all births are recorded as Indiana.

In the 1860 census Greenvale, Linn Twp Dallas Co Iowa page 580, Lewis (age 42) is recorded with Lany (age 41), Martha (age 17), Maria (age 12), John (age 9), Jacob (age 7), Jason (age 4), and Rachel (age 2). Lewis is a farmer born in Indiana.

In the 1870 census Linn Twp Dallas Co Iowa page 573, Lewis (age 52) is recorded with Rachel (age 36), Maria (age 21), Jacob (age 17), Jason (age 14), Rachel (age 12), Lillie (age 2), and Zimari (age 7m). Lewis is a farmer born in Indiana.

In the 1880 census Linn Twp Dallas Co Iowa page 234, Lewis (age 62) is recorded with his wife Rachel (age 46), Lillie (age 12), Zinni (age 10), Irgotta (age 7). Lewis is a farmer born in Indiana.

Lewis Bales and Lona Howell had the following children:

child 10 i. Oliver H3 Bales was born in Indiana 1838.

child 11 ii. Sarah Jane Bales was born in Indiana 1840.

child 12 iii. Martha Ellen Bales was born in Wayne Co, Indiana 1843.

child 13 iv. Maria L Bales was born in Wayne Co, Indiana 1848.

child 14 v. John Henry Bales was born in Wayne Co, Indiana 1851.

child 15 vi. Jacob C Bales was born in Wayne Co, Indiana 1853.

child 16 vii. Jason C Bales was born in Wayne Co, Indiana 1856.

child 17 viii. Rachel L Bales was born in Linn Twp, Dallas Co Iowa 1858.

Lewis Bales and Rachel Demaris Reynolds had the following children:

child 18 ix. Lillie E Bales was born in Linn Twp, Dallas Co Iowa 1868.

child + 19 x. Mahlon Zimri Bales was born November 19, 1869.

child 20 xi. Irgotta Bales was born in Linn Twp, Dallas Co Iowa 1873.

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